View Amendment Current Amendment: 12 to Bill 5150

Rep. OTT proposes the following Amendment No. to H.5150 as introduced by Ways & Means

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EXPLANATION: Proviso authorizing Agriculture to charge for three-year card (SCATE program)

Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 44, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, page 395, after line 15, by adding an appropriately numbered proviso to read:

/(AGRI: South Carolina Tax Exemption Program) The Department of Agriculture is authorized to charge up to $24 for a three-year registration card, for agricultural producers to claim a sales tax exemption on certain qualified purchases. The Department of Agriculture is also authorized to charge $5 for any replacement cards. The funds collected pursuant to this provision shall be retained by the department to defray any costs associated with the South Carolina Agricultural Tax Exemption program. /

Amend totals and titles to conform.